Market Overview

Futures

  • Wheat Higher, Soybeans Lower

    2015 Mar 27, 2:52pm corn, soybeans, Wheat, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Wheat futures traded mostly higher Friday after Thursday's decline. May Chicago Wheat settled at 507 3/4, up 8 1/2 cents. July Chicago Wheat settled at 512, up 7 1/4 cents. May Kansas City Wheat settled at 553, up 10 cents. Soybeans traded lower Friday. May Soybeans settled at 967 1/4, down 7 1/2...

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  • Lean Hog Futures Little Lower

    2015 Mar 27, 2:45pm hogs, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Friday's USDA hog slaughter was 422,000 head versus a year ago at 361,000 head. The USDA Hog Report is due at 3:00 p.m. ET. Lean Hogs futures traded on both side on unchanged and choppy. June Hogs were trading at 74.90, down 0.25. August Lean Hogs were trading at 76.52, down 0.12.

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  • Live Cattle Futures Higher

    2015 Mar 27, 2:44pm cattle, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    USDA Cattle slaughter was 95,000 head versus a year ago at 110.000 head. Live Cattle futures traded higher. Trading was firm during the session. June Live Cattle was trading at 152.82, up 0.82 and August Live cattle was trading at 149.80, up 0.75.

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  • NY Soft Commodities Mostly Lower

    2015 Mar 27, 2:29pm cocoa, coffee, cotton, orange juice, sugar, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Sugar futures settled near contract lows Friday a after weak trading session. May Sugar settled at 12.13, down 0.21, July Sugar settled at 12.29, down 0.24. May Cocoa traded mostly lower Friday and settled at 2744, down 16. July Cocoa settled at 2743, down 15. May Coffee settled lower at 138.20,...

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  • EUR/USD Higher

    2015 Mar 27, 12:29pm euro, Futures, Forex, Markets

    EUR/USD is trading higher Friday at 1.0924, up 0.0037. Trading has been active and choppy. Sellers are seen 1.0960 to 1.1010. Market chatter about possible comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen who will speak this afternoon is making the rounds.

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  • AUD/USD Extended Losses

    2015 Mar 27, 11:54am Australian dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    AUD/USD is trading lower Friday and has extended earlier losses with general selling occurring. AUD/USD is trading at 0.7758, down 0.0072. Trading is weak buyers have backed away. Market chatter about possible comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen who will speak this afternoon. Australian New Home...

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  • GBP/USD Moves Up

    2015 Mar 27, 11:04am british pound, Pound, Futures, Forex, Markets

    GBP/USD is trading higher Friday during choppy trading at 1.4909, up 0.0055. Market talk about possible comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen who will speak at 3:45 p.m. ET is making the rounds. Market chatter about U.K. GDP due out on Tuesday is beginning.

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  • USD/CAD Little Higher

    2015 Mar 27, 10:56am Canadian dollar, dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    USD/CAD is trading a little higher Friday at 1.2502, up 0.0022. Chatter about volatile crude oil prices is constant. Market talk about possible comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen who will speak at 3:45 p.m. ET is beginning. Chatter about Canada GDP due out Tuesday is making the rounds.

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  • Live Cattle Higher

    2015 Mar 27, 10:49am cattle, live cattle, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    June Live Cattle is trading at 152.92, up 0.95. August Cattle is trading at 150.15, up 1.07. Trading is higher with lightly choppy trading. Trading is expected to be choppy and range-bound with possible wide ranges. Market talk about cheap poultry and pork may hinder demand is starting to make the...

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  • Soybeans Little Lower

    2015 Mar 27, 10:44am soybeans, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Soybean futures are trading lower Friday. May Soybeans are trading at 970, down 4 3/4 cents. May Soybean Oil is trading at 30.68, down 0.60. May Soymeal is trading at 322.7, up 0.3. Bean oil is weak and some general selling has been seen.

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  • Lean Hogs Little Lower

    2015 Mar 27, 10:40am hogs, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    June Hogs are trading at 74.90, down 0.25. There is chatter that April Hogs are now in line with cash. Trading is expected to be choppy is making the rounds. Market talk about today's Hog and pig report due for release after the close of trading continues.

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  • U.S. Dollar Index Little Lower

    2015 Mar 27, 10:39am dollar, Dollar Index, Futures, Forex, Markets

    The U.S Dollar Index is trading a little lower Friday at 97.54. The final reading for Michigan Sentiment came out at 93 versus the preliminary reading of 91.2 and February's 95.4. Market chatter about possible comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen who will speak at 3:45 p.m. ET is making the rounds.

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  • AUD/USD Moves Lower

    2015 Mar 27, 10:30am Australian dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    AUD/USD is trading lower Friday at 0.7783, down 0.0048. Trading is choppy. Market chatter about U.S. economic data today is making the rounds. Market chatter about possible comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen who will speak at 3:45 p.m. ET is beginning.

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  • NY Cotton Higher

    2015 Mar 27, 10:26am cotton, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    NY Cotton futures are trading higher Friday. May NY Cotton is trading at 63.75, up 0.67. Trading is expected to be range-bound and choppy. Market talk about record global supplies and global growth is ongoing. Chatter that the upcoming USDA report and weather has encouraged buyers.

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  • EUR/USD Little Changed

    2015 Mar 27, 9:42am dollar, euro, Futures, Forex, Markets

    EUR/USD is trading higher Friday at 1.0869, down 0.0014. Trading has been active and choppy. Market chatter about possible comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen who will speak at 3:45 p.m. ET is beginning. Market talk about U.S. data continues.

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